Art Blog - Jennifer Kent - Empty Kingdom

“If it’s in a word or it’s in a book… You can’t get rid of The Babadook.” A creepy tagline for a psychologically menacing feature debut from Australian director Jennifer Kent. Check it all out after the jump!

More film info can be read as follows:

“Six years after the death of her husband, Amelia struggles to discipline her “out-of-control” six-year-old Samuel – a son she finds difficult to love. Samuel’s dreams are plagued by a monster he believes is coming to kill them both. When a disturbing storybook called “THE BABADOOK” turns up at their house, Samuel is convinced that the BABADOOK is the creature he’s been dreaming about. And when Amelia begins to see glimpses of the creature herself, it slowly dawns on her that the thing Samuel has been warning her about may well be real.”

Jump down below to watch the theatrical trailer.

Art Blog - Jennifer Kent - Empty Kingdom

Art Blog - Jennifer Kent - Empty Kingdom

Art Blog - Jennifer Kent - Empty Kingdom

Art Blog - Jennifer Kent - Empty Kingdom

Art Blog - Jennifer Kent - Empty Kingdom

The Babadook ╳ Jennifer Kent

The Babadook, 2014

Jennifer Kent


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